the number of shots fired, and punctuated the display with an emphatic "dead, dead." according to court testimony, frank williams, alleged commander in the black guerrilla family gang, ordered a hit against 19-year-old rodney pridget. court testimony indicates williams had heard pridget had shot his cousin. williams and william ward are currently on trial. co-defendant, jermell brandon, struck a deal for his testimony, which also implicated tyrone brown, the accused shooter in the case. brandon spotted pridget and his cousin at the mall and contacted williams, who put together a crew for the job. the jury watched a videotape of detective jim lambert interviewing ward, who adamantly denied knowledge of the crime. the detective told ward, they have surveillance tape showing his arrival at the mall, following the victim, pointing out the victim to a person wearing a gray sweatshirt who was tasked to shoot him and exiting the mall with the gunman. the police interview indicated that ward passed brown at the mall, turned and interacted.